Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
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Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

Written by Laurel Snyder & illustrated by Julie Morstad
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6 - 9
Reading age
52
Page count
12
Words per page
AD500L
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Aug 18, 2015
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“Spare, poetic words sit as lightly as snowflakes.”—Wall Street Journal “An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose name has come to be synonymous with her most famous role.”—School Library Journal, starred review One night, young Anna’s mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently gifted Anna Pavlova. Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova is a heartbreakingly beautiful picture book biography perfect for aspiring ballerinas of all ages.

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Book Details

ISBN
9781452118901
Publication Date
August 18, 2015
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Page Count
52
Words Per Page
12
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
6 - 9 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2013013706
Lexile® Level
AD500L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~N
ATOS® Book Level
2.5
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
175719
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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